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MINUTES 

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60th Annual Sessioa 1 

of the | 

Yadkin-Philadelphia Missionary | 
Baptist Association 

Held With The I 

Pleasant Hill Baptist church, 2 miles southwest of 

Ansonville, N. C, October 5, 6, 7, 8, A. D„ 1933 | 

and the || 

47th Annual Session of The 1 



S. S. Convention 

1 held with Red Hill Baptist church, route 2. Wadesboro, N C | 
1 July 21-23/1933 



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MINUTES 

—of the— 

60th Annual Session 

of the 



Yadkin-Philadelphia Missionary 
Baptist Association 




Held With The 

Pleasant Hill Baptist church, 2 miles southwest of 
Ansonville, N. C, October 5, 6, 7, 8, A. D„ 1933 

•Compiled by 
LEE COLSON, Route 2, WADE3BORO, N, C. 



Z3~ The next session will be held with the First Baptist Church, Nor- 
wood. Stanly county. N. C, beginning on Thursday before the 2nd 
Sunday in October. 1934. at 11 o'clock a.m. .with an introductory sermon. 



OFFICERS 

Moderator Rev S Brooks 

Vice- Moderator _ Rev W W Colsoii 

Recording Secretary . Lee Colson 

Corresponding Secretary S S Craig 

Treasurer . W Barringer 

Auditor John T Tyson 

Trustee Board-E T Tyson, L M Wall, W B Knatts. W A Ponds, 
VV P Perry 

Executive Board -Revs S Brooks W G Flake. W M Crump, W W 
Colson, L J Colson, J W Dowdle. J P Sloan, C C Craig. Bro W Barringer 

Field Missionary— Rev J P Sloan 

Ordained Ministers 

Rev W G Flake, route 1 Norwccd N C 

W M Crump, route 2 Wadesboro. 

L T Allen route 1 Norwood 

HC Carpenter route 1 Norwood 

W W Colson route 2 Wadesboro 

J C Massey route 2 Waxhaw 

C C Craig route 5 Waxhaw 

C L Lindsey route 2 Wadesboro 

S Tyson route 2 Wadesboro 

S Brooks route 1 Wadesboro 

W T Johnson Wadesboro 

L J Colson Ansonville 

G S Home Monroe 

G W Lockhart Monroe' 

W M Ingram route 1 Lancaster S C 

HS Hyatt Norwood ' 

C B Bethea Chesterfield S C 

T J Pearl 

O D McCollum 

WMRedfearn.. Cheraw SC 

J W Dowdie. BTH Monroe N C 

Licentiate Ministers 

Bro T J Gamble Waxhaw. N C I Bro H W Williams Ansonville N C 
" LW Watkins Norwood . Thomas Allen Badin 

A W Mcllwaine 



Churches and Pastor 

Pleasant Kill.. ■ 

Red Hill.. Rev CB Bethea Chesterfield, S C 

Thomasville . . Rev R H L Crockett Wadesboro N C 

Mt. Pleasant . . Rev L J Colson Ansonville N C 

E. Macedonia . . Rev G S Home Monroe 

First B.C., Norwood. Rev O D McCollum 
Garris Grove 

Olive Grove.. Rev L J Colson... Ansonville, ' 

Henderson Grove.. Rev L T Allen .. Norwood i 

Moore Grove 

Miller Grove 

Philadelphia 

Piney Grove.. Rev T J Pearl 

Antioch Rev G S Home Monroe 

1st B. C- Ansonville Rev W T Johnson Wadesboro ' 

Mount Zion.. Rev j P Sloan, route .Wadesboro 

West Macedonia 

Rock Spring 

Bennett's Grove S M Dixon 

Churches and Clerks 

Pleasant HilL.C L Threadgill 

Red Hill...Weldon Colson, route 2. Wadesboro N c 

Thomasville. _F P Pankey....Mt,Gile a d 

Mt. Pleasant. .Ellis Tillman, route___ Wadesboro ' 

E, Macedonia._John Hyatt Norwood 

1st b. c, Norwood. .John Hyatt Norwood 

Garris Grove. _ Fred Covington, route 2. Wadesboro ' 

Olive Grove ._ A R Kirby Mangum ' 

Henderson Grove.. W B Smith L.ilesville 

Moore Grove 
Miller Grove 
Philadelphia Miss Mary Perry Monroe, ' 

Piney Grove.. S J Craig, route 5 Waxhaw 

Antioch. E O Blount Monroe ' 

1st B. c, Ansonville Barnard Diggs Ansonville ' 

Mount zion.. Clifford James Badin 

West Macedonia 

kock Spring.. Vermeil Vaughn, route 2, Peachland « 

Bennett Grove— LeniaMcLendon, route. Wadesboro ' 



PROCEEDINGS 

The 60th annual session of the Yadkin-Philadelphia Mis- 
sionary Baptist Association held with the Pleasant Hill 
Baptist church, Ansonville, N. C, Thursday Oct, 5. 6, 7, 8, 
1933. 11:45 a.m. on above date the house was called to 
order by the former moderator, Rev S Brooks, and the 
gentleman that was billed on the program to preach the in- 
troductory sermon ascended the rostrum. 

Rev C C Craig lined hymn No. 562 and Rev W M Ingram 
read a part of the 6th chapter of the Gospel according to 
St. Matthew, and after a brief comment of same, Bro J D 
Miller led in prayer and sung No. 711. 

The moderator arose and introduced the speaker for the 
hour in the person of Rev W M Ingram, who came forward 
and chose for a text the 12th verse of the above named 
chapter. The words of the text, "Forgive us our debts as 
we forgive our debtors." Subject . "Forgiveness." 

Rev Ingram preached a strong instructive sermon from 
this important subject, and closed by singing "walk in 
the light," etc. Rev C C Craig addressed the throne of 
grace. A sweet piece was chanted by P.ev G S Home. 

Revs T J Pearl, W G Flake commented on the sermon, 

Then Bros. H A Ponds and E T Tyson came forward 
and lifted a collection to $10.00. Then the Association 
stood adjourned. Benediction by Rev Craig. 

Names of Those Who Paid The 25c Registration Fees : 

Rev W W Colson 50c 

' C C Craig 25c 

' H A Ponds 30c 

Lee Colson 30c 

C F Knotts 25c 

* S Brooks 25c 

' W G Flake 25c 

' J D Miller 25c 

L J Colson 25c 

C C Colson 25c 

L M Wall ^5c 

' T I Pearl 40c 

' O D McCollum 25c 

S S Craig 25c 

' G S Home 25c 

' W M Ingram 25c 



W R Burch 25c 

Tom Mason 25c 

Clay Watkins 25c 

' C L Lindsey 25c 

1 I W Dowdle 25c 

' HS Hyatt 25c 

H W Williams 25c 

W P Perry 25c 

' C B Bethea 25c 

' N A Short 25c 

L R Blunt 25c 

W A Trull 25c 

' W M Crump 25c 

W Barringer 2->c 

w M Lynch . . 25c 

j C Massey - . ... 25c 

W B Knotts _ 25c 

Rev S Tvson 25c 

Rev .1 P Sloan 25c 

Rev John Tyson 25c 

Rev E T Tyson 25c 

Rev Jim Ingram 25c 

THURSDAY AFTERNOON 

At 2:30 p. m. the Association re-assembled with Rev S 
Brooks, the moderator, presiding. Devotional was con- 
ducted by Rev J C Massey and brother H W Williams, 
Rev Massey lined hymn No. 87 i & brother Williams read 
6 verses of the 12th chapter Paul's Letter to Romans. Rev 
Massey approached the throne of grace. Then the modera- 
tor arose and announced the house open and ready for 
business. The minutes of the morning session was read 
and approved. 

On motion that the program shall be the guide of this 
Association so far as it is consistent. 

On motion to enroll the churches and delegates. 
Pleasant Hill. H C Watkins, John Tyson, Thomas Medley 
Red Hill. C C Colson 
Mount Pleasant. L M Wall. 
East Macedonia. H A Ponds. 
1st B C, Nowood. Tom Mason 
Garris Grove. W B and C F Knotts Fred Covington 
Olive Grove. Tom Thomson, 
Henderson Grove. Rev L F Allen 



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Moore Grove .... . .. Miller Grove . 

Philadelphia. . . W P Perry Piney Grove . SS Craig 

Antioch..LB Blount, W R Trull 

1st B. C, Ansonville . W A Richardson. 

ML Zion..WM Lynch. ... . ..west Macedonia ..J D Miller 

Rock spring Jane Vaughn 

Next on program was the moderator's address. He came 
before the Association and made his annual address to the 
delight of the Association at large. 

Bev T J Pearl responded. On motion that the modera- 
tor's address go in the hands of a committee. Next was 
the report of the Secretary, which was adopted. Then 
the Treasurer's report was received. 

On motion that the Auditor make a written report to 
this Association. Then the field missionary, Rev J P Sloan 
came forward and made his report, which was received. 
Rev W G Flake reported the work of the Executive Board. 
It was received. 

Annua! Report of Rec'g Sec'y of the Yad. Bap. Association 

Mr. Moderator and Brethren of the Yadkin- Philadelphia Association 
at the close of the Association at the Thomasville Baptist church. Mont" 
gomery county, N. C. October 9. 1932. 
In Treasury $34 70 

On Dec. 1st. 1932. Given order on treas. for $25 00 to pay for printing the 

1932 minutes. Left balance in treasury $9.70 

On Nov. 1st 1932, Rec'd from Rock spring Baptist church .. 2. 30 

for Rep fees- .. ... Leaving bal. in treas, 11.00 

On Sept. 9th. 1933. an order on treas- by program committee for §2.25 
Bal. in treas, $8 75 Less 15c for postals. Sec'ys expenses for mailing 
etc. 50c. This 5th day of October A D 1933 

I remain yours for the advancement of the work LEE COLSON 

On motion that we will have a committee of 7 on 
officers as follows ; Bros L R Blount, c c colson. w p 
perry. E T Tyson. Tom Mason. L M wall & H c watkins 

On motion that all visitors will come before the Asso- 
ciation and have a seat of welcome. The Revs S M Dixon, 
N A Short, R W Alsobrooks and W R Burch and A R 
Thomas and Rev W JVI Allen all came forward with many 
good words. 

After which the committee on officers came in and made 
the following report : 

Rev S Brooks . ._ . Moderator 

Rev w w Colson ,. Vice-Moderator 



Lee Colson .... Cor- Secretary 

Bro S ^ Craig . . Corresponding secretary 

Bro W Barringer Treasuer 

Tohn T Tyson . . ... . .. Auditor 

Trustee Board.. Bros E T Tyson, L M Wall, W B Knotts, 
H A Ponds, W P Perry. 

Executive Board Revs S Brooks, W G Flake, W M Crump. 
W W Colson, J W Dowdle, 8 T H., J P Sloan, L.J. Colson 
C C Craig, Brother W Barringer. 

Song. Doxology. Benediction by Rev J C Massey, 
THURSDAY NIGHT SESSION 

At 7 p. m, the Association reassembled with the mod- 
erator in the chair. Praise service conducted by Rev H S 
Hyatt, who sung "I shall not be removed," etc., and then 
brother W B Burch led in prayer. After which the hour 
arrived for preaching. Revs G S Home and S M Dixon 
ascended the rostrum to preach a doctrinal sermon. Rev 
Dixon lined hymn 704, and then Rev Home read part of 
the 4th chapter of our Lord's Gospel according to St. Mark, 
and then prayer was offered by brother Stack Craig. 2nd 
selection 402, and then the moderatar arose and introduced 
the speaker for the hour in the person of Rev G S Horne, 
who came forward and selected for a text 2nd verse of the 
above read chapter. The words of the text, "And He 
taught them many things by parables, Subject : "The re- 
vealed will of God." The speaker dealt with the spiritual 
side of the subject, which was enjoyed. 

Rev L J Colson chanted a sweet song. Namely, "I am 
not uneasy," etc., and then led in prayer. 

Rev C B Bethea and brother S S Craig came forward 
and lifted a collection amounting to $5.30. Then the 
Master of Ceremony came forward and arranged the 
welcome addresses. 

1. Welcome in behalf of the Sunday School by Miss 
Lorida Brooks. 2. In behalf of church bv Bro InoT Tyson. 
3. In behalf of the pulpit by Rev W G Flake! 4. In behalf 
the 1st Baptist church, Ansonville, Bro W A Richardson. 
5. In behalf of the Rocky Mt. A M E Zion church by Miss 
Zula Lilly. 6. In behalf of the Sunday School by Miss 
Annie white Ingram. 



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Rev T J Pearl and W M Ingram. Rev J W Dowdle re- 
sponded to the words of welcome 

Words of welcome from the white citizens of Ansonville 
N C in behalf of the town of Ansonville by Prof. C G 
Lamples and from the Mayor of the town. Mr. Beasley. 

In behalf of white Baptists by Mr E G Kimbrough. 

Rev C B Beathea responded. 

Then the appointing of homes. Song. Doxology. Bene- 
diction bv Rev G S Home. 

FRIDAY MORNING SESSION 

At 10:35 the Association met with the moderator pre- 
siding. Praise service Was conducted by RevsC L Lind- 
sey and J C Massey. Rev L.indsey lined hymn No. 703 
and Rev Massey read Scripture lesson from 3rd chap- 
ter of our Lord's Gospel according to Mt. Matthew. 

Rev Dowdle approached the throne of grace. 

Chen the moderator arose and announced the Asso- 
ciation open and ready for business. The minutes of 
the previous session was read and stood approved. 

On motion that a committee of 5 on finance — W A 
Trull, W A Richardson, S S Craig, W Barringer. W B 
Knotts, Committee of 3 on Place — Bros Tom Mason. 
H A Ponds, Tom Thomas. 

A committee of 5 on Resolution— Rev9 J P Sloan, W 
M Ingram, T J Pearl, J C Massey, W m Crump. 

A committee of 3 on Obituary — Revs C B Bethea. J 
W D Dowdle, Rev C L Lindsey, 

Committee of 5 on Temperance — Rev c c craig, O D 
McCollum, J D Miller, H W Williams, Rev G s Home, 

A committee of 3 on Program— Brothers C C Colson, 
E T Tyson, C F Knotts, 

Committee of 5 on New Bodies — Revs H S Hyatt, J W 
Dowdle, L J Colson, J c Massey, W R Trull 

Committee of 5 on Missionary — W A Richardson, W 
P Perry, Rev s. Tyson, John T Tyson, L R Blunt, 
Then the Association stood adjourned. 



At i 1.45 the Association reassembled with the moderator 
in the chair- The hour having arrived for preaching, Revs. 
W iVT Allen and J A Little occupied the pulpit. Rev Little 
lined 153. Then Rev E H Martin addressed the throne 
of grace and 2nd selection No 394. Then the moderator 
arose and introduced Rev W M Allen, who came forward 
and selected for a text Ephesians 3rd chapter and ilth 
verse. Words of the text ; "According to the eternal 
purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord." 

Subjct : "The eternal purpose of God." 

Rev Allen preached a heart felt and soul stirring sermon 
whchwas enjoyed by the Association. 

Rev O D McCollum chanted a sweet song. Namely "God 
is God," etc. Prayer by Rev J P Sloan. Then Bros L M 
Wall and C A Snuggs came forward and lifted a collection 
of $4.00. Benediction by Rev W M Allen. 

FRIDAY AFTERNOON SESSION 

At 3:45 the Association was called to order by the mod- 
erator. Praise service conducted by Rev W R Burch and 
J C Massey. Rev Burch lined hymn 224. Rev Massey read 
a part of the 33rd chapter of Deuteromy. Rev Pearl led in 
prayer and the moderator arose and announced the house 
open and ready for business. 

The minutes of the morning session was read and ap- 
proved, and Revs E H Martin and J A Little of the Zion 
Association came forward and made some timely remarks 
along the line of our work. Also Bro deacon W H Smith 
said many good things. 

Rev S S Bennett came before the Association and said 
many good things along the line of training of children 
Then al! committees were discharged to their work. 

After which the committee on new bodies made their 
report. See report.. Also the committee on temperance 
made their report. See report. 

Then the Asscociation adjourned. Benediction by Rev 
W M Ingram. 

FRIDAY NIGHT SESSION 

At 7 o'clock the Association re-assembled with the vice 
moderator presiding. The praise service was conducted by 
the v ; ce-moderator. After singing a sweet song, brother 
Jim Ingram addressed the throne of grace. 



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The hour having arrived for preaching, RevsC B Bethea 
and W M Allen ascended the rostrum to preach an educa- 
tional sermon. Rev Allen lined hymn 562. Rev Bethea 
reak a Scripture lesson, 1st Division of the Psalms. Rev W 
M Ingram led in prayer. Second selection No. 674. 

The moderator arose and introduced the speaker in the 
person of Rev C B Bethea, who came forward and chose 
for text the 7th, 8th and 9th verses of the I lth chap, of Job. 
Subject : "The unsearchable will of God." 

The man of God preached a soul stirring and heart felt 
sermon. The speaker showed in his argument the impost 
sibility to all learn about God. The sermon was seasoned 
with the spirit of God. 

Rev J P Sloan chanted a sweet song, namely "My Lord 
go'in to hold me in the hollow of His hand." etc. 

Prayer was offered by Rev J H Spencer. 
Then Rev W G Flake came forward and lifted the minis" 
ters' educational collection to the amount of $8.50. 

Bro W A Richardson lifted the public collection amount 
ing to $6.03. Total collection on education $L4.53. Sung 
doxology. Benediction by Pev J P Sloan. 

Ministers Pledge 

Revs WGFlake $100 Revs G W Lockhart 

L T Allen vV M Ingram 50 

H C Carpenter H S Hyatt _ 

W VI Crump | W Dowdle 50 

W W Colson C B Bethea 1 00 

JCMassey J P Sloan 1 00 

C C Craig T J Pearl 1 00 

C L Lindsey 50 S M Dixon 1 00 

S Tyson 50 S Brooks 50 

W T Johnson... 1 00 Brother H W Williams 50 



L J Colson.. ... 1 00 Rev G S Home 

SATURDAY MORNING SESSION 

At 10:50 o'clock the Association was called to order by 
the moderator. Praise service was conducted by Rev T M 
Medley and Bro J A Ingram. Bro Ingram lined hymn 46 
and prayer was offered by Bro Tom Thomas, and Rev 
Medley read for a Scripture lesson the 12th chapter of 
Paul's Letter to the Romans, and Bro W Barringer address- 
ed the throne of grace. 



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Then the moderator arose and announced the Association 
open and ready for business. The minutes of the previous 
session was read and stood approved, and after a general 
discussion of the Rules of the Association, the Association 
stood adjourned. 

At 1:10 p. m. the AssDciation re-assembled for the mis- 
sionary sermon, with the moderator in the chair. 

Revs W T Johnson and L F Allen ascended the rostrum. 
Rev Allen lined hymn 653. Rev Johnson read the 28th chap- 
ter St. Matthew. Rev Dixon led in prayer. Hymn 961. 
Then the moderator arose and introduced the speaker for 
the hour in the person of Rev W T Johnson, who came for- 
ford and took for a text the 18th, 19th and 20th verses of 
of the above read chapter. The words of the text : "Go ye 
into all the world and preach the Gospel," etc. Rev John- 
son preached a soul stirring sermon, which made our hearts 
burn within us while he talked with us. Rev L T Allen 
led in prayer. Bro W P Pearry came forward and lifted a 
collection amounting to $1.25. Benediction by Rev W T 
Johnson. 

AFTERNOON SESSION 

Saturday at 3 p, m. the Association reassembled with the 
moderator in the chair. Rev Dixon conducted the praise 
service. Rev Burch led in prayer and then the moderator 
arose and announced the Association open and ready for 
business. The minutes of the morning session was read 
and adopted. 

On motion to give Rev R W Alsobrooks a letter of recom 
mendation of his life. 

On motion that Bro S M Dixon will be ordained at the 
Union at Mt. Pleasant. 

On motion Rev J P Sloan will be the field missionary for 
1934. Then the came forward and made their report. See 
report. Bro A W McDwaine came before the Association 
and joined by paying 50c. The Association stood adjourn- 
ed. Benediction by Rev W G Flake. 

SATURDAY NIGHT SESSION 

At 7:30 p. m. the Association assembled with the modera- 
tor presiding. Motion that this Association will donate to 
Shaw University $5.00. 



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Motion that this Association will give to Brother Salem 
Tyson $10.00, who is in school at Shaw University. 

Motion that Rev S Brooks will be delegate to the Baptist 
State Convention at Greensboro. N. C„ and on part of Rev 
Brooks family, that Rev W T Johnson will go to the Con- 
vention, and that the Association will represent with $2.00, 
and will give to Rev Johnson $3,00. 

The hour having arrived for preaching, Revs J P Sloan 
andTJ Pearl took seats in the pulpit. Rev Littie lined 
711 and the moderator arose and introduced the speaker in 
the person of Rev J P Sloan, who came forward and chose 
for a text Jeremiah 1st chap, and 4th verse. Words of the 
text: " Then the word of the Lord came unto me, saying," 
etc. Subject, "God calling for me." 

Rev Sloan preached a strong sermon, which was enjoyed. 

Rev C B Bethea addressed the throne of grace, and then 
Bros W A Richardson and H C Watkins came forward and 
lifted a collection to $7-06 On motion that this Association 
will have a standing vote of thanks to the good people of 
Pleasant Hill and the other good people of Ansonville for 
taking care of us so well. Sung Doxology. Benediction by 
Rev J P Sloan 

SUNDAY MORNING SESSION 

At 10:30, S. S. mass meeting, taught by Rev J C 
Massey. Collection 91 cents. At 11:30 a. m. Revs T J 
Pearl and W G Flake ascended the rostrum to preach 
the closing sermon. Rev Flake lined hymn 410, and 
Rev Pearl read the 2nd chapter of Acts. And then 
selected for a text the 1st verse of the above 
read chapter. The words of the text : "And when the 
day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with 
one accord in one place." Rev Pearl preached a strong 
sermon from this important subject. Rev R W Also- 
brooks led in prayer. 

Bros W A Richardson, W P Perry came forward and 
lifted a collection to $7.18. Bro Matthew McLendon 
give $10.00 to the church. Total collection $17.18. 
Benediction by Rev T J Pearl. 

LEE COLSON, Sec. REV. S, BROOKS, Mod. 



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APPENDIX 

We, your committee on Resolutions, recommend that each preacher 
and delegate will pay 25c at each Association for registration fees, and 
the same shall go for christian education. 

2. We further recormnend that the Missionary and an educational 
sermon be preached and the money raised go fcr same. 

3. We recommend that all thechurches of this Association will main- 
tain the missionary society. 

4- We further recommend that church and Sunday School will also 
maintain the B Y P U. 

5. We recommend that we will support our > oung people who are in 
school and are seeking an education elsewhere. Your committee — 
Revs T J Pearl. J C Massey, W M Ingram. W Vt Crump, J P S'oan. 

We. your committee on Temperance, ask leave to report that we as 
christians, looking over the great field of God- and seeing the great evil 
aid sin of inteoioerance, we therefore recommend that all christians 
maintain the idea of Temperance in every walk of life, 
and whereas, this great nation is desiring to nationalize whiskey, to 
to repeal the 18th amendment and bring the strong drink back to the 
public. We urge every christian to u?e his efforts against the use of 
strong drink- Your committee —Revs C C Craig. O D McCollum, J D 
Miller. H W Williams. G S Home. 

Camnittee on Obituary--We have carefully examined the letters from 
the varions churches, and find that our ranks have been broken by the 
death angel. Therefore we bow our heads in humble submission to Him 
who doeth all things well- From Piney Grove— 3. From Red Hill 1, 
sister Olie Rone. From Antioch 1- East Macedonia 1 , sister Jennie 
Crump. Garris Groye I. Pleasant Hill 3- deacon Essex Tyson, and oth- 
ers. Olive Grove 1. brother Will Thomas Mt Pieasant 1— Bro Primas 
McLendon. 1st B C. Ansonville 1 — Bro Edmund Home. We, your 
committee -Revs C B Bethea, J W Dowdle, C L Lindsey. 

On New Bodies— We have examined thePeinett Grove 
church and find it in good and regular standing. We recommend this 
church to fellowship to this Association- Your committee— Revs H S 
Hyatt J C Massey. L J Colson. Bro W A Trull Rev J W Dowdle. 

On Place Committee— We. your committee on Place, beg leave to 
report : We recommend that the next session of theYadkin Philadel- 
phia Association will be held with the first B. C. of Norwood. Stanly 
County. N C Your committee — Bro Tom Mason H A Ponds. Tom 
Thomas, 

We, your committee on finance ask leave to report . 

Received from churches $57.36 

foreign mission ICO 

Public collection 13.83 

Found in treasury 9.60 

For education 25.03 

Missionary collection 1.25 

Total : $108.07 



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Disbursements; 



Paid moderator .. $6 00 

vice moderator . — 3 00 

Recording secretary __ 8 00 

Corresponding secretary 3 00 

Auditor i 00 

Ex. Cor. Sec 1 00 

Treasurer _. 1 (0 

Sexton . . I 50 

W A Richardson ~ . . I 00 

Rev J P Sloan 4 60 

Secretary's expenses . . .. 55 

Bal. on program ... 25 

Pleasant Hill church ...8 00 

Bro S E Tyson, in school 10 10 

To Shaw University ... . . 5 00 

Represented State Convention 2 00 

Rev W T Johnson on ex. to Convention .. 3 00 



Total . . $55 90 

Bal. in Treasury $49 07 

Year Committee: Bros W A Richardson, W B Knotts, 
W A Trull, W.Barringer, CF Knotts 



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Garris Grove 

Olive Grove 

Henderson Grove 

Moore Grove 

Miller Grove 

Piney Grove 

1st C B Ansonville 

Philadelphia 

Antioch 

Mt. Zion _ 

W Macedonia 

Rock Spring . 
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18681 

1878; 

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1889 -- 
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1907 

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CONSTITUTION 

Article 1. This Association shall beknownas the Yadkin 
Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Association of N C. 

Art. 2. This Association shall be composed of of regular 
Baptist churches, ministers and delegates in good standing 
and in full practice of the doctrines and faith. 

Art. 3 The officers of this Association shall be a mod- 
erator, vice moderator, secretary, cor. sec, treasurer, audi- 
tor and executive board. Their duties respectively shall 
be such as are commonly exercised by these officers until 
their successors are chosen. 

Art. 4, The object of this Association shall be to build 
up Baptist churches in its bounds, foster the educational 
and spiritual work of its members and cooperate with the 
State Convention in doing home mission work and thus 
help take the world for t-hrist. 

Art. 5. This Association shall meet annually and shall be 
composed of not more than 3 delegates from each church 
with a letter containing 10c per capita of its membership 
and giving the condition of its membership of the church. 
The said meeting shall convene on Thursday at 11 a. m. 
before the 2nd Sunday in Oct with an annual sermon, and 
continue until the business of the Assciation is completed. 
Art. 6. All the visiting ministers and corresponding dele| 
gates who are in good standing in their churches shall be 
Welcome with us to give counsel but not vote. 

Art. 7. The treasurer must give bond for the amount of 
money and valuable papers in his hands. 

Art. 8. This Association will give any minister of the As- 
sociation $10.00 for each six weeks of school to be paid 
after he enters shool- 

Art, 9. Each pastor will pay $1,00 for education and $1.00 
for foreign missions. 

Art. 10. Each preacher that is not pastoring will pay 
50c. for education and 50c for foreign missions. 



MINUTES 

OF THE 

47th Annual Session of The 

Yadkin-Philadelphia Missionary Baptist 
S. S, Convention 

held with Red Hill Baptist church, route 2. Wadesboro, N C 
July 21-23, 1933 

OFFICERS 

Rev W T Johnson.. President 

RevLJColson. vice-President 

Bro C F Knotts . - Rec. Secretary 

Miss Minnie Lee Dockery Cor- Secretary 

Bro S J Craig Treasurer 

BroCC Colson Auditor 

BOARD OP MANAGERS 

Bros C W Wall, Blanche Barringer, James Tyson, W R 
Richardson, S. E. Tyson. 



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Compiled by C F KNOTTS 



The next session will be held with the Mt. Zion Baptist church. Badin 
N. C beginning Friday before the 4th Sunday in July. 1934 



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PROCEEDINGS 



FRIDAY MORNING SESSION 

1.0:45 former president called the house to order. Praise 
service by messengers from Pleasant Hill S. S. Revs J P 
Sloan, S E Tyson, occupied the rostrum to preach the mis 
sionary sermon. Rev Tyson lined hymn 131. Prayer by 
brother J A Ingram. A short selection led by brother W 
A Richardson. President introduced the speaker. Rev J P 
Sloan. His text Gen. 1st chap. 1st v. Subject, "I will make it 
beautiful. Rev Sloan preached a soul stirring sermon. Rev 
C B Bethea led in prayer. A short selection led by brother 
C F Knotts. Bros S E Ingram and S J Craig lifted an of. 
fering, .$1.25. Recess for dinner. 

FRIDAY EVENING SESSION 

2 p. m. Praise service by messengers from Olive Grove 
and Ansonville. Scripture lesson, 6th chap. Rom. Rev W 
T Johnson led in prayer. President announced the con- 
vention for business. Proceedings of morning session was 
read and adopted. Motion that ail visitors have seats of 
welcome, enrolling of churches, Supts. and delegates as 
follows: 1st name, Supt. 

Pleasant Hill Bro FJ Richardson. Miss Lorilla Brooks 
Red Hill. C C Colson, Harrison Smith, Jr., Misses Cathe- 
rine Davenport, Annie Kirby. 
Thomasville. Bro F Pankey, Miss Alice Pankey, Bro Wil- 
lie Colson. 
Mt Pleasant. Laren M Mask, Miss Bertha Lee McLendon, 
East Macedonia. Bro Jasper Ponds, Miss Johnsie Ponds. 

1st B. C. Norwood... 

Garris Grove. W B Knotts, Misses Victoria Renick, 

Janie Smith. 
Olive Grove. A R Kirby, Misses Minnie Lee Dockery 
Martha L Robinson. 

Henderson Grove ... Moores Grove .. 

Miller's Grove Philadephia, i 

Piney GrOye. S J Craig. Miss Ruby Covington, Carrie L 
Craig. Antioch. G R Blaknev, J T Blunt, Misses M.\ 
freida Blakney, Odessa Blunt. -1st B. C. Ansonville 



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Bro Martin Tyson, Jr, Miss Lucille Tyson, Bro W A Rich- 
ardson. Mt. Zion..J C Cato, Misses Mollie Bostic, Hattie 

Lynch. W Macedonia Rock Spring.. Bro J 

A Vaughn, Alex Little. 

On motion a committee Of 7 on officers Bros James 
Tyson, AR Kirby, W B Knotts, W A Richardson, F Pankv, 
C W Wall, Miss Johnsie Ponds. 

On motion to appoint all committees, On finance . . Bros 
F J Richardson, J C Cato, Miss Minnie L Dockery. 

On education . . Revs C B Bethea, S E Tyson, Miss Lorilla 
Brooks. On resolutions Rev J P Sloan, Bros C C Colson, 
Jasper Ponds, Misses Lucille Tyson, Minnie L Dockery. 
On Obituary . . Rev Sam Brooks, Willie Thomas, Marshall 
Mask. On Temperance. .Rev C L Lindsey, S E Tyson, 
Misses Mollie Bostic, Viola Little, Martha L Robinson- On 
Place . Bro S J Craig, Misses Hattie M Lynch, Catherine 
Davenport. On devotion . . Rev C B Bethea, Misses Ella 
Hatten, Rubv Curtney. 

Next was the president's annual address. Response by 
Rev S Brooks. Motion that the president's address be 
received. Report from field missionary, which was good, 
and wis received. Auditor and treasurer made their re- 
ports & was received and adopted. The committee on 
officers made their reports. See report. After installing 
the officers, Rev T J p earl came forward and made some 
timely remarks, Rev W M Allen responded- Adiourn for 
supper. 

FRIDAY NIGHT SESSION 

At 7:45 the convention was called to order by the presi- 
dent Devotional exercises by the messengers from the 
Mt. Zion S S. After the devotional services, which was 
full of fire kindled by the Holy Ghost, the president arose 
and after a few remarks by our newly elected president, 
the service was turned over to the gentlemen billed to 
preach the doctrinal sermon. Revs W T Johnson and T J 
Pearl. Rev Pearl lined hymn 131. Rev Johnson read 18 
verses of the 7th chap, of St John. Prayer was led by Rev 
W M Allen. 2nd hymn 132, then the vice moderator arose 
and presented the speaker Rev W T Johnson. Rev John • 
son took his text from the 17th verse of the above named 
chap. Words of his text "If any man will do his will, he 
shall know of the doctrines whether it be of God or whether 



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er it be of men" Subject : The doctrine of Christ Rev 
Johnson preached a soul stirring and a heart felt sermon, 
followed with a fervent prayer led by Rev Pearl. The fire 
was kept burning by a sweet selection led by Rev Flake. 

Next was the offering lifted by Bros W A Richardson 
and A R Kirby amounting to $2.51. The pastor delivered 
the welcome address. Responded to by Rev Pearl. After 
the assigning of homes, dismissed by Rev Johnson. 

SATURDAY MORNING SESSION 

At 10 a. m. the convention assembled, conducted by the 
messengers from Garris Grove and East Macedonia S S 
The house was declared open and ready for business. 

The hour having arrived for the topic, which was to be 
discussed "The model Sunday School." Rev T J Pearl 
who was billed to lead the discussion being present, came 
forward and delivered to the convention some strong and 
helpful points on the topic. He emphasized the fact that 
if we ever expect to have a model S S we must first have 
a model superintendent and teachers. Men led and guided 
by the Holy Ghost, he also stressed upon our minds the 
necessity of the pastors who will be interested in the S S 
and that they too should be and must be filled with the 
Holy Spirit, if we ever expect a model S S. Closed with 
a sweet song, led by Rev Flake. Then a paper was read 
by Missie Nannie M Colson, On motion we have 10 
minutes recreation, After about 10 minutes the Conven- 
tion returned back in doors. After singing a short selec 
tion, the rostrum was occupied by Revs C B Bethea, T J 
Pearl and J P Sloan. Rev Sloan lined hymn No 490 
Prayer by Rev Pearl. Then the Convention chanted a 
sweet song. "Send me," etc., led by Miss Hattie Lynch- 
Then the president arose, and after a few timely remarks, 
presented to us the speaker to preach the educational ser- 
mon, Rev C B Bethea. Rev Bethea took his text from the 
5th chap, of prophet Ter. 1st verse. Words "run ye to and 
fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now and 
know and seek in the broad places thereof if ye can find a 
man." Subject, "A man wanted." Rev Bethea preached 
until we were compelled to say "Oh how our hearts did 
burn within" while he preached to us by the way." Rev 
Flake sung a verse, "I'll be so glad when I get home." etc. 
Rev L J Colson led in prayer- After a few remarks by the 
president, while Bro J M Colson led a sweet song, "the 
Lord's been good to me," etc. Bro Charlie Dunlap from the 



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Pee Dee Convention and brother C W Wall lifted a collec 
tion amounting to $2.65. Dismissed for dinner. 

SATURDAY EVENING SESSION 

At 2 p. m. the convention was called to order, pres. 
ident in the chair. Praise service led by delegates from 
Red Hill and Piney Grove S.S. Minutes of previous ses- 
sion was omitted, On motion Rev W E Denard have a 
seat of welcome. On motion the finance committee do 
their work in the house. On motion the letters from 
each S S be read in the house and voted on by the con- 
vention. On motion that Bro W A Richardson continue 
his work as field missionary for 1934, On motion to 
donate two dollars to Shaw University. Then the 
topic: Is there room for improvement? was discussed 
by Rev R W Elliott. Dismissed by president. 

7:30 p. m. the Convention was called to order by the pres- 
ident. Praise service conducted by messengers from An 
tioch and Mt Pleasant S. S. 

After sineing 2 verses of hymn 151, prayer was led by Rev Denard. 
Scripture lesson 22nd Proverbs. Prayer by brother J C Cato. Then the 
president turned the service over to the mistress of literary program, 
Miss Minnie Lee Dockery. who came forward and rendered a timely pro- 
gram in the way of encouraging our young people. Music furnished by 
the different choirs. The program was inspiring and uplifting. Bros H 
H Blunt and Thomas Thomas came forward, lifted an offering to amt. 
of $1 50 Dismissed by the president, 

Bro C F Knotts. secretary. Rev W T Johnson, president 

On resolution. We recommend that this convention convene on Fri. 
day before the 4th Sunday in July and close on Saturday night following 
with a missionary sermon at 11:30 Saturday a. m- 

We recommend that each S S will send up to this convention through 
its Supt. 50c for educational purposes and that it shall not be used for 
no other purpose except for educating our young boys and girls. 

On Education. 1st. Whereas- we see our people are suffering for real 
leadership, we recommend that our young ministers try to take a course 
in some good school- Sec- 2- We recommed that we encourage our peo- 
ple to sand their children to christian schools, such as Shaw Univer. 
sity and Thomas Institute. Sec 3- We further recommend that this S S 
convention make a donation to Shaw University at each of its sessions 
for education: Resp. Committee — Bro S Tyson, Rev C B Bethea 
Miss Lorella Brooks. 



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FINANCE REPORT 



CHURCHES 



Pleasant Hill 

Red Hill 

Thomasvlle 

OlIveGrove 

Garris Grove'. __] 

Mt. Zion 

1st C B Ansonville 
E Macedonia .. 
Mt. Pleasant ..:_. 

Antioch 

Piney Grove 



Total from church' 
Found in Treasury 
Public collection 

Grand Total' 

Disbursement 

President 

Vice president 

Rec Sec. 

Cor. Sec 

Sexton 

Auditor 

Treasurer 

Red Hill, church 

Program 

Bal. on minutes 

RevG W Flake 

J M Colson. ex.S 



$3 00 


3 00 


1 50 


2 00 


3 35 


2 25 


2 50 


2 50 


2 00 


1 25 





26 3=i 
00 49 
06 41 



3325 



00 
00 
00 
00 
50 
75 

1 50 
2 50 
2 00 

2 20 
1 00 

75 



18 20 



...Total 33 25 
Total Dist 18 20 



Received from W. Macedonia. 



Bal. in Treas. 15 05 

, .... 1 50 

Balance 16 55 



Committee — Bros JC Cato, F J Richardson. Miss Mollie Bostic 
P S— Saturday night, collection $1 50 and 50c received from Rock 
Springs, turned over to Rev W T Johnson for Shaw University by C F 
Knotts. Sec. j ■> 



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GONTITUTION 

Article I. The name of this body shall be the Yadkin 
Philadelphia Missionary Baptist S S Convention. It shall 
be composed of all ministers of the Association and the 
Supt. of the S. S. Not more than three delegates from 
each church. 

Article 2. The object of this convention shall be to 
establish and improve the S S convention and all the 
churches throughout the bounds of this Association and 
to awaken the general instruction in the religious and 
literary training of the young men and women, and to 
co operate with the State S S convention in doing edu* 
cational and missionary work. 

Article 3. Officers of this convention shall be a presi. 
dent, vice president, rec. tec. cor. sec, treasurer, 
auditor and board of managers. No one shall be an 
officer of this convention unless he is a member in 
good standing in some missionary Baptist church in 
the field. No person shall be sent as a delegate to this 
convention who is not a member of a missionary Bap. 
tistS Sin the field. 

Art. 4. This convention shall meet on Friday before the 
4th Sunday in July in each year at such place as may be 
agreed upon. 

Art. 5. Each school belonging to this convention shall 
collect and send annually at each sitting 10c. per scholar. 
New schools may be represented upon the same terms. 

Art. 6. This constitution may be altered or amended by 
a vote of two-thirds of the members present at any annual 
meeting, 

Art. 7. No member or members of this convention shall 
be allowed to stand around, on the church yard during the 
service hour except he or she have been excused. If they 
do, they shall pay a fine of 10c, 

Art, 8. We recommend that the letters of the S S be 
read before the open house, and be received and approved 
with the full vote of house. 

Compiled by J M Colson, rec. sec. Rev WG Flake, Pres.